“Art is a tool of empowerment and social change, and I consider myself blessed to be able to create and use my work to promote health reform, bring awareness about ALS and help others.”
– Tempt One
Members of Free Art and Technology (FAT), OpenFrameworks, the Graffiti Research Lab, and The Ebeling Group communities have teamed-up with a legendary LA graffiti writer, publisher and activist, named TEMPTONE. Tempt1 was diagnosed with ALS in 2003, a disease which has left him almost ...
BY NICK RESTIVO, | SEP 12, 2011 | 10:31 AM | PERMALINK
Thanks to Darren Rovell of CNBC for crunching the numbers, we now know how much the first 150 Nike Air MAG auctions made. Each pair on average has gone for $6,142, totaling $921,290 raised for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Congratulations to Michael and his foundation, and there are still many more pairs that are ready to be sold.
[via Darren Rovell]